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LeBron James
LeBron James
Position: F
Born: 12/30/84
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Salary: $22,970,500
The city’s portion of proceeds of the NBA tax ranged from $1.1 million up to $2.1 million annually in years the tax was fully implemented, and went toward attracting and marketing events at FedExForum. The Memphis Grizzlies declined to comment. The payments end the controversy in Tennessee, but Kohlman said other states have tried similar taxes, including Ohio, home to the Cleveland Cavaliers and its star player LeBron James. Kohlman said the NBPA is filing refund requests now, and could sue Ohio if the requests are denied.
LeBron James understood the talent the Cavaliers had long before Lue was given the keys. They spoke the same basketball terminology and Lue was able to push James intellectually in his on-court decisions. That’s what impressed James the most. His basketball IQ was being matched and that automatically garnered respect. “I knew what he was capable of,” James told cleveland.com. “I’ve had a long history with Coach Lue. … I just always believed he was ready for the moment if the moment presented itself. I was just hoping we didn’t lose him to another team. That was my thing, because I knew he was next in line [for a head job]. I was just hoping we didn’t lose him to somebody else and obviously he’s shown how valuable he is.”
Moments after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the Eastern Conference finals with a 113-87 Game 6 victory over the Toronto Raptors, James’ voice began to crack when asked what he is most proud of with his six straight trips to the championship series. “I don’t know,” James said on the court as he marveled at the remaining Toronto fans chanting their appreciation for the Raptors. “I have heard all the questions, and that right there is a stumper. Um, I am just very humbled and gracious that the man above has given me the opportunity to play the game that I love. And I get to go out here and do it every single night in front of my fans.
What changed? What brought about this shift in perspective that had him choking up during his on-court interview with ESPN’s Doris Burke after becoming the first player in 50 years — fifty — to make it to a sixth straight Finals. “I don’t know what happened,” James said as he made his way out of the Air Canada Centre after sucking all the air out of it with his masterful 33-point, 11-rebound, six-assist, three-block performance. “It’s just a feeling. I just remember last year, understanding the tough situation that we were about to get ourselves into with Ky [Irving] being hobbled, Kev [Kevin Love] being out, Shump [Iman Shumpert] being hobbled, Delly [Matthew Dellavedova] being hobbled — I knew it was just going to be a tough, tall task.